Betty Sweetlove is a playwright and performer based in Mparntwe (Alice Springs). Recent writing and dramaturgy credits include Odyssey for Marian St Theatre (2023), Wired Differently (2023) and REBIRTH (2022) for Zen Zen Zo. Betty was awarded an Arts NT Varuna Fellowship in 2021 for her play The Nestmakers, which premiered at the Desert Festival last year. She was a Fresh Ink writer with ATYP and her monologue Swallows was published by Currency Press (2020). Betty is interested in making theatre that intervenes in the historical record and generates moments of collective joy.